Author: trishclowes

  • ChatDDT

    Happy to share a fun joint interview for London Jazz News with Dave Douglas, ahead of our gig at the 606 Club on Saturday May 27th! Read the interview here. Tix for the gig here.

  • Dave Douglas + MY IRIS, May 27th at 606 Club

    I am very excited to announce that Dave Douglas will be my very special guest with MY IRIS at the 606 Club on Saturday May 27th…! We’ll be playing a mixture of music by Dave and I… Needless to say, this is going to be a very special one, please come and join us…!! Still can’t quite believe it’s actually going to […]

  • Taster for Wigmore Hall on March 1st

    This blog post is just to give you readers an idea of what I’m going to be playing at Wigmore Hall on Wednesday March 1st. I’ll be joined on stage by MY IRIS, cellist Louise McMonagle, vocalist/harper Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian, and violinist Mandhira De Saram. First up, this is a short clip of Ross Stanley’s ‘Ashford […]

  • New MY IRIS member…

    New year, new MY IRIS member… we are thrilled to have Joel Barford joining us on drums. Chris and Ross have been raving about his playing to me for years, and now he is becoming a part of our sound world! Here’s a shiny new photo to celebrate. And here is Joel’s website: We […]

  • New video – The Month of January

    To celebrate the new year, here’s a new video for you all… Ross Stanley & I playing the beautiful folk tune ‘The Month of January’, taken from our livestream at Wigmore Hall back in April 2021. It’ll be on our duo album when that eventually becomes available to the world…

  • Albums of the Year 2022

    ‘A View with a Room’ makes appearances in several music and jazz ‘albums of the year’ lists for 2022 – thank you to everyone who has been listening and enjoying the music! Here are a few:Jazzwise (UK) – no. 9 in ‘The 20 Best Jazz Albums of 2022’ The Nation (US) – mentioned in ‘The […]

  • Wigmore Hall – March 1st 2023

    I am excited to announce my next concert at Wigmore Hall, on Wednesday March 1st 2023! Joining me are these fantastic musicians… Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian (voice, harp), Mandhira de Saram (violin), Louise McMonagle (cello), Ross Stanley (piano), Chris Montague (guitar) and Joel Barford (drums). The programme will be an exploration of all kinds of music, from Jimi Hendrix to Joe Harriott, Henry Purcell, The Beatles, John Dowland, Herbert Howells, as […]

  • Carousel Trees

    I have some beautiful gigs coming up across the next month or so… plus the premiere of a new commission for the London Sinfonietta. On Thursday 27th October, MY IRIS are heading to Aberdeen (with Dave Hamblett on drums – aka super-dep!) to play for Sound Festival at The Blue Lamp. Info/tix here.​ Then on November 6th, Ross Stanley and I are playing a lunchtime concert […]

  • BJazz Festival & London Jazz Festival

    Happy to announce a couple more dates for the diary… On August 24th, I’ll be playing duo with Ross Stanley at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham for the BJazz Festival. Tickets available here. We’ll be playing our own tunes plus some arrangements of an eclectic mix of other people’s music…! Then looking ahead to the Autumn, MY IRIS will be […]

  • Photographs from album launch at Wigmore Hall

    Photos taken by Chris Kelly at the soundcheck (and in the green room afterwards) for the MY IRIS concert at Wigmore Hall on Saturday April 23rd 2022, launching the new album ‘A View with a Room’ on Greenleaf Music. Featuring Chris Montague, Ross Stanley, and James Maddren.